Pig Candy v2.0

I’ve been making pig candy for years now. It’s a simple, delicious way to prepare bacon by covering it with brown sugar and a touch of cayenne, then baking/smoking it until the bacon is crunchy and the brown sugar has coated it. It’s just addictive stuff! I was thinking this year of fixing candied pecans. ... Read More »

An Easy Homemade Gift

We have a couple good friends that make their own Irish cream every year. They were gracious enough to gift us with a bottle, in a great Blanton’s Bourbon bottle, at our wine party. My wife loves the stuff, and the way our friends make it, it’s a mild, tasty version that won’t knock you ... Read More »

A New Whisky

If you’ve been around Livefire much, you may know that I’m a fan of Scotch whisky, especially those from Islay (pronounced something with a long I, then luh, not lay). I’m a fan of Lagavulin, own a square foot of the island thanks to being a Friend of Laphroaig, and am on the Ardbeg Committee. ... Read More »

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